Lerena Greig has worked in the field of addiction and recovery for over 12 years and has been an advocate for recovery. She has presented all over Alberta to corporations, churches, community groups and foundations on addiction and recovery and has volunteered teaching and facilitating a group of 10 -12 women in a local residential recovery program and with other inner city agencies. In 2015, she was awarded the Philanthropy Supearlative Award for her volunteerism in the community. Lerena believes it’s time that we recognize the challenges with mental health and addiction, change the thinking and behaviour through recovery programs and education; increasing the support and systems to handle this need that continues to grow at an alarming rate; strengthen the family and together we will rebuild hope and healthier communities.
In addition to her knowledge of addiction and recovery, she has over 20 years of expertise in marketing, communications and public relations. Lerena also has her own consulting firm, Lee Dawn Consulting. She coaches and empowers others for change; personally and professionally. She is an published author and inspiring speaker. in 2019 she joined the Board of Directors for Our House Recovery (a men’s recovery treatment centre in Edmonton, AB)